Populist online communication in Germany

Together with my colleagues Lisa Posch and Arnim Bleier from GESIS I am working on a project analyzing the textual features of online communication by German political parties. In our first paper, we investigate similarities between two political forces that have recently gained strength in Germany, especially in the wake of the ongoing refugee crisis: Pegida and AfD. The first oneContinue reading “Populist online communication in Germany”

IPSA World Congress

Last week, I attended the IPSA World Congress in Poznan, Poland. The conference was a massive gathering of political scientists bringing together more than 2.000 participants. These large scale events have the tendency to limit the topic specific exchange of ideas as well as networking opportunities due to their sheer size, but in this case the integration of the section “Electronic democracy” was exemplary,Continue reading “IPSA World Congress”